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Children and families in Wisbech are benefitting from new play equipment following more than £30,000 of investment in three of the town’s play areas.

New play equipment has been installed in play areas in Wisbech. (5911274)
New play equipment has been installed in play areas in Wisbech. (5911274)

Fenland District Council has delivered a number of improvements in Wisbech Park, and play areas in Jasmin Close and Burcroft Road, with new equipment installed to offer more

activities for a wider range of children to enjoy.

The programme of works was developed in collaboration with Wisbech Town Council and funded by Section 106 monies given to Fenland as part of planning agreements.

The improvements include a new play frame at Jasmin Close play area, a new see-saw and swing at Burcroft Road play area and a new zip wire, play equipment and back board for the

Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) at Wisbech Park.

New play equipment has been installed in play areas in Wisbech. (5911276)
New play equipment has been installed in play areas in Wisbech. (5911276)

Councillor Peter Murphy, Fenland District Council’s portfolio holder for parks and open spaces, said: “The Section 106 funding allows something to be given back to the local community and provides some great additions to the existing play facilities in the area. I hope children enjoy playing with them for years to come.”

A Wisbech Town Council spokesman said: “The Town Council is really pleased to see these improvements to the play area provision in various areas of the town; they meet an identified

need. This situation has been achieved as result of a positive collaborative approach involving the District Council and the Town Council. The Town Council hopes that the improved and new play facilities will be enjoyed and that there will be further opportunities for such partnership working between the two councils in the future.”



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